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Workout Playlist: The Best of the Boy Bands


It's tough to pinpoint exactly where the boy band phenomenon began. It might have been with the Monkees, the Osmonds, or with one of the groups that preceded them. But for the purposes of this list, we'll get started with the Jackson 5. Picking up in the 80s, you'll find workout jams from New Edition and New Kids On the Block. The 90s are represented by the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC.  Lastly, the list is rounded out with tracks from post-millenial pop groups like the Jonas Brothers and One Direction.

Here's the full list, courtesy of, the web's most popular workout music website.

LFO - Summer Girls - 100 BPM

New Kids on the Block - Step by Step - 125 BPM

One Direction - One Thing - 127 BPM

*NSYNC - It's Gonna Be Me - 82 BPM

Jackson 5 - I Want You Back - 98 BPM

Backstreet Boys - Everybody (Backstreet's Back) - 109 BPM

The Wanted - Glad You Came - 127 BPM

New Edition - Cool It Now - 116 BPM

Take That - Back for Good - 80 BPM

Jonas Brothers - Burnin' Up - 113 BPM

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